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Soho, London, W1




Engineer Coordinator

Fantastic opportunity to join Warner Bros. De Lane Lea as our new Engineer Coordinator.

About Us

Warner Bros. De Lane Lea is an award-winning post-production facility in the heart of Soho and a division of Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden (WBSL), a purpose built, state-of-the-art film and television studio offering one of the largest facilities in the UK.

Whilst known for its rich history in sound for film, Warner Bros. De Lane Lea has recently established itself as one of London’s premier Picture Post Production facilities.

About the Role

The Engineer Coordinator is an entry-level post production engineering position responsible for setup and maintenance of 40+ in-house client cutting rooms, multiple client communication networks and management of facility hardware/software resources.

The successful candidate will be part of an engineering department and with support from the current engineers, will provide technical support to all clients and staff to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the facility.

Key Accountabilities:

  • First line technical support to all personnel

  • Implement cutting room move-in/out schedule

  • Manage/track asset movement throughout the facility

  • Ensure production specifications for cutting rooms/studios/grade theatres are met

  • Connect and configure client networks including patching and switch management

  • Upkeep of facility-wide phone system

  • Manage engineering department records and databases for equipment maintenance

  • Liaise with equipment suppliers and service companies regarding to equipment maintenance and repairs

  • Ad hoc duties as required.

About You

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Intermediate knowledge of analogue and digital audio principles

  • Intermediate knowledge of Avid Pro Tools

  • Intermediate knowledge of Mac OS and Windows

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics (advantage)

  • Knowledge of video signals and formats (advantage)

  • Knowledge of networking (advantage)

  • Knowledge of post-production workflows (advantage)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to create an immediate rapport with clients and staff

  • Ability to manage and prioritise client and staff expectations in a diplomatic manner

  • Technically minded with the ability to troubleshoot effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to work well under pressure and to a deadline

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in Audio or Post Production Engineering or related field

  • Previous experience in a technical role is ideal but not essential.

Next Step
To Apply:
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